Edwin L. Sabin
This book fills in the historical narrative of the Native Americans from 1644 to the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876 and the death of Sitting Bull in 1890.
A classic of historical literature, Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters is a thrilling collection of stories that cover the legacy of American fighters and their successes in defending themselves and their country. With stories spanning from the late 1600s to the 1800s, Sabin depicts in detail the willpower and bravery of the men and women who fought for America; from its founding as a country to the days of the Wild West. From the plains and prairies...
This historical western was written before Custer was known as General, a time when those who knew and marched with Custer were still alive. Edwin L. Sabin tells the story of a man who was "as great in peace as in war" from the perspective of Ned Fletcher, a bugler who served under the general. From the westward expansion of Northern Pacific Railway, to Custer's encounters with Sitting Bull and the famous Battle of the Little Bighorn, this account...